The Oneida County Health Department is looking for more people to sign up for its Healthy Neighborhoods Program.
The Healthy Neighborhoods Program offers information, safety products and free, basic home safety and health inspections for residents in the following areas: Annsville, Ava, Boonville, Blossvale, Camden, Durhamville, Florence, Lee, Lee Center, Rome, Sherrill, Sylvan Beach, Taberg, Vernon, Verona, Vienna, Western, Westernville and Westmoreland.
The products and information provided can help residents with a list of topics, including:
- Carbon monoxide poisoning
- Lead poisoning prevention
- Fire prevention
- Asthma and allergies
- Injury prevention
- Help with quitting smoking
- Car seat safety
- Flu prevention
- Electrical safety
- Poisoning prevention
- Safe sleep for infants
- Ticks and Lyme disease
- Childproofing your home
Residents who utilize the program can receive a number of free health and safety products for the home, which include items such as smoke detectors, cockroach traps, fire extinguishers, hypoallergenic pillow covers, furniture straps and more. All of the products are subject to availability.
If you would like more information about the Healthy Neighborhoods Program, you can call 315-731-3465 or 315-798-5064.
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